Austria 1829-A thaler Dav-9

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Sincona sale 9, lot 4878
This specimen was lot 4878 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 600 CHF (about US$759 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ÖSTERREICH Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835. Konventionstaler 1829, Wien. FDC. (Austria, Francis II, 1792-1835, convention thaler of 1829, Vienna mint, uncirculated.)"
This type was struck 1824-30 at Vienna ("A"), Kremnitz ("B"), Gunzburg ("G") and Karlsburg ("E") but is not rare. Thalers were struck to this weight standard until 1852.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 28.06 g, .833 fine silver, this specimen 28,06 g.

Catalog reference: Kahnt 339. Jl. 198, Dav-9, KM 2163.


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  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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